Binod Subedi

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Demand for palm oil resumes after a month

Published On: February 15, 2020 11:00 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 15: Indian traders have started placing orders for palm oil to Nepali exporters after the Indian government opened doors for the import of refined palm oil into the country.

Isolation beds to be set up in Province 1

Published On: February 6, 2020 11:58 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 6: The Province 1 government has decided to set up isolation wards in six hospitals of the region.

Dispute over appointment of principal results in school closure for a month

Published On: January 30, 2020 07:45 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 30:  Depriving students of their right to education, Adarsha Basic School of Hathibanda, Jahada Rural Municipality - 3 of Morang district remains closed for a month now due to disputes over the appointment of principal.

Mirjang Bridge shut down again

Published On: January 11, 2020 09:07 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 11: The Mirjang bridge of Jogbani has been closed from Thursday as the Indian side has closed it for the second phase of maintenance.

Province 1 prepares to establish research center

Published On: January 2, 2020 10:11 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 2: The government of Province 1 has started preparations to establish an international standard research center in the province. It has already started to form laws to establish a regional research center.

Province 1 govt mulls distributing subsidy to farmers based on production volume

Published On: November 30, 2019 09:36 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 30: The government of Province 1 is mulling over a policy of providing subsidy to farmers based on their production.

Buddha Air to operate Biratnagar-Pokhara flights

Published On: November 27, 2019 11:20 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 27: Buddha Air is operating a transit flight from Biratnagar and Bhadrapur of Province 1 to Pokhara from January 1 on the occasion of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020.

Locals enraged over snail-paced road construction

Published On: November 23, 2019 08:47 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 23: Locals of Biratnagar have expressed anger over the 'never ending delay' in road construction. Stating that the long ongoing road construction with construction materials left around haphazardly has put their life and health at risk, they have urged the government to fix this issue without further delay. A number of roads in the town are being built and repaired.

Liquor factories prepare to re-operate after 6-month shutdown

Published On: November 14, 2019 09:45 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 14: Liquor factories that had remained shut for the last six months 'due to the government's policy' are preparing to restart operation soon, following the government's recent modification of the production rate for the factories producing raw materials for alcoholic drinks (especially whisky).

Province 1 spends just four percent of development budget in 1st quarter

Published On: November 4, 2019 07:42 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 4: The capital expenditure of Province 1 in the first quarter of the current fiscal year (2076/2077) stood at only around four percent, according to the Office of the Financial Comptroller General (OFCG), Biratnagar.

People of Province 1 invited to visit Gandaki with family

Published On: October 2, 2019 09:35 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 2: In an overdue campaign to promote the Internal Tourism Year 2019, Gandaki Province has invited the residents of Province 1 to visit different destinations of Gandaki with their entire family.

30-meter broad road to be widened to 140 meters, locals warn of protests

Published On: September 15, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 15: The Postal Highway which runs from Jhapa in the east to Kanchanpur in the west touching over 50 rural villages alongside the Indian border is a common dream of the people in the Tarai belt. The project, which is almost a century old, is still not near completion. While its status is ‘under construction’ since the time of Juddha Shamsher, a Rana Prime Minister, the 1792.4 kilometers long road has now been facing compensation-related issues in some parts.

81,000 goats ready for Dashain

Published On: September 10, 2019 10:49 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 10: Most of the farmers in Belbari of Morang are involved in goat farming through local cooperative organization. Each of the goat farmers have 2 to 13 goats ready to be sold for Dashain. The farmers have readied over 81,000 goats for sale.

Perennial fertilizer shortage hits farmers hard

Published On: August 1, 2019 06:59 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, August, 1: Rampyar Yadav, a seasoned farmer from Jahada village of Morang, has no memory of a single year when he did not have to struggle for fertilizer. No matter how proper preparation he did or how much rapport he built with fertilizer suppliers, he has always struggled with the shortage of fertilizers in the hour of need. He recently completed planting paddy in his farms. ‘Everything went well, except for the arrangement of fertilizers.’

Perennial fertilizer shortage hits farmers hard

Published On: August 1, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRANAGAR, Aug 1: Rampyar Yadav, a seasoned farmer from Jahada village of Morang, has no memory of a single year when he did not have to struggle for fertilizer.

Province 1 preparing to operate vegetable wholesale market

Published On: July 28, 2019 07:12 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 28: Preparations are on to operate the vegetable market situated at Katahari of Morang district, which is said to be equipped with modern facilities, long after its inauguration.

Two die, 29 injured in bus-van collision in Morang

Published On: July 18, 2019 03:02 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 18: Two persons died and 29 injured when a bus and van collided head-on along the East-West Highway at Sanischare in Morang on Thursday.

Govt will host IIFA awards under any circumstances, says Minister Dhakal

Published On: July 5, 2019 02:48 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 5: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal on Friday afternoon has said that the government will host IIFA awards in Kathmandu despite widespread public outcry.

‘After Kathmandu, students prefer to study in Biratnagar’

Published On: July 4, 2019 07:00 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 4: Until five years ago, Biratnagar was one of the cities in the country from where thousands of students would come to Kathmandu and other destinations for better quality education after getting through the secondary level.

Four suffocate to death in septic tank

Published On: June 30, 2019 07:25 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, June 30: Four people died on Saturday due to suffocation inside an under-construction septic tank of a mosque at Sunbarshi-9 in Morang district, said police.